Memcom Conference 2024

The conference programme is currently being finalised, see a glimpse of some of the sessions below. Do check back regularly for updates on the exciting lineup of sessions and speakers.

Thursday 25 April
8.30am
Registration and Coffee

Networking

9.30am
Keynote Session: Political Scene Setting

Strategy, Governance & Risk

10.20am
Lobbying: Political Strategy

Influence and Lobbying

Smart Recruitment: Navigating Trends and Transforming Your Approach

The Big Issues

Finance Essentials for an Election Year

The Big Issues

11.05am
Tea and Coffee Break

Networking

11.20am
Stopping silos, enhancing engagement & maximising performance

People and Culture

The Memcom 2024 Survey: The Findings

Surveys

Digital Transformation - it hasn't gone away.

Technology & AI

Navigating Leadership: Cultivating a Brave and Effective Board of Trustees

Governance & Leadership

12.05pm
Show me the Money! Where your income might come from in 2024

Partnerships & Engagement

Unveiling Insights: Data Analysis of the Memcom/RBD Annual Survey for the Membership Sector

Surveys

Guerilla Marketing for Membership Organisations!

Marketing and Communications

Fortifying the Digital Fortress: How to protect your Organisation from Cyber Threats

Technology & AI

12.50pm
Lunch and Networking

Networking

2pm
Practical Innovation

Innovation

A Roadmap to Putting Climate Sustainability at the Heart of Your Organisation

Sustainability

The Future of Publications

Membership & Engagement

Increasing your market share

Membership

2.45pm
Are your members at risk from AI?

Technology & AI

Greening your Events: The Sustainable Revolution in Events Strategies

Sustainability

Innovation & Risk - (Title TBC)

Innovation

Enhancing Engagement - Practical tips on keeping your members happy

Partnerships & Engagement

3.30pm
Tea Break and Networking

Networking

4pm
Keynote Session: Closing 'TBC'

The Big Issues

5pm
Networking Drinks Reception

Networking


Look back at last year programme for the Memcom Conference 2023:

Thursday 29 June

8.30am
Registration and Coffee

Networking

9.30am
Opening Keynote Address: New Horizons by Simon Jack, Business Editor, BBC News

Strategy, Governance & Risk

10.20am
The Impact of AI on the Professional Membership Sector

The Big Issues

Sustainable Events: Legacy – a ‘must’ or a ‘myth’?

Events

11.05am
Tea and Coffee Break

Networking

11.30am
11 Surprising Lessons Commercial Publishers Can Teach Us All about Effective Member Engagement

Marketing and Communications

Diversifying your Revenue Streams

Membership

State of the Sector Research Findings

The Big Issues

All Quiet on the Patent Front: How the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys survived an extinction level event

Influence and Lobbying

12.15pm
Lunch and Networking

Networking

1.30pm
Lobbying in Uncertain Times

Influence and Lobbying

Successful Mergers and Organisational Transformation: What does a Good Merger Look Like?

Strategy, Governance & Risk

The Social Brain: Hybrid Working and Working Culture

People and Culture

Campaigns on the Brain

Marketing and Communications

2.20pm
Hype v Reality: What actually is AI and how can we as an organisation and our members make positive use of it?

The Big Issues

Risky Business: Good Governance - Getting your Board to take Risks

Strategy, Governance & Risk

The Key Drivers of Membership Engagement – Customisation, Digitalisation and the Next Generation

Membership

Elevating Education: Creating Compelling and Profitable Professional Development Programming

People and Culture

3.05pm
Tea Break and Networking

Networking

3.30pm
Latest Tech Trends - Opportunities and Challenges

Membership

Professional Bodies Catalysing Change

The Big Issues

Using Technology and Experts in Presenting, Managing and Forecasting Finances

Strategy, Governance & Risk

Powerful Influencer Marketing

Marketing and Communications

4.20pm
How can Your Technology Tackle the Cost of Living Crisis?

Membership

Event Trends

Events

Adding value: Creating an effective Member Value Proposition

Membership

AI AI AI (An Intelligent & Accessible Introduction to Artificial Intelligence!!)

Marketing and Communications

5.05pm
Networking Drinks Reception

Networking